Perishable goods are the ones that may decay with time and must be used within a short period of time. In Packlink we consider 2 kinds of perishable goods:
- Perishable goods with an expiry date inferior to 10 days*, these items are considered Prohibited Goods. They require specific temperature, humid and/or stage conditions, which require special vehicles to ensure a correct shipment. Packlink does not allow this kind of goods, for example: meats, fish, fruit, vegetables, etc.
- Perishable goods with an expiry date superior to 10 days**, are considered Restricted Goods. These items can be sent but under the user's sole responsibility. They require of specific conditions as well; however they are more durable. Examples of these kind of goods are: vacuum-sealed food, canned food, soup, pasta, etc.
* If you send this kind of goods, your shipment could be automatically cancelled in case it has not been picked up yet. If the carrier discovers perishable goods are being sent, they might hold and even destroy the shipment, and all the related expenses will be charged to the purchaser of the service. Claims related to a delay, damage or loss of perishable goods will not be accepted. You can consult the complete list in: Prohibited Goods.
** If you send this kind of goods, please keep in mind that it will be not covered by any insurance and thus cannot be claimed due to loss or damage. You can consult the complete list in: Restricted Goods.